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was misled by his staff. elaine quijano is in fort lee for us tonight. elaine? is outraged by today's developments and insists he was misled by his staff. elaine quijano is in fort lee for us tonight. elaine? >> reporter: scott, it was a local traffic jam on the approach to the busy george washington bridge behind me linking new york and new jersey. in september unannounced lane closures backed up traffic into the new jersey town of fort lee. the closures sparked accusations of political retribution against mark sokolich, fort lee's democratic mayor, who did not endorse governor chris christie during his successful reelection bid. christie denied the allegation. now e-mails and text messages reveal a top christie aide appears to be responsible for the closures. last august, his deputy chief of staff, bridgette anne kelly wrote: that e-mail w that e-mail was sent to david wild and seen the, a christie ally, who was in charge of the bridge, the port authority of new york and new jersey. his response to the directive? "got it" he wrote. when the closures happened, fort lee's mayor text
, and snow falling where it rarely does-- in the deep south. reports from manuel bojorquez and elaine quijano. major garrett on the president turning up the heat on republicans tonight, announcing he'll bypass congress to raise the minimum wage for some workers.we'l talk to house budget chairman paul ryan. >> sounds to me like he wants to go around the constitution. >> pelley: and anthony mason remembers folk singer pete seeger, his music and his message. >> pelley: good evening. this is our western edition. you can be sure the heat will be cranked up in the car tonight when president obama makes his way to the capitol for his fifth state of the union address. it's 19 degrees here, heading down to 14, and that's just tip of the iceberg across much of the country. the mid-atlantic states are getting another round of dangerously cold temperatures, and the south is seeing something it almost never sees-- snow. atlanta got about 2.5 inches, but that was enough to cause big problems in a city not used to it. in chicago, the temperature hit 11 degrees-- 11 below 0. we have a team of correspondents
in particular. elaine quijano have the story. >> reporter: they were born with a genetic condition. last week they saw a tv commercial featuring derrick coleman. >> they told me it couldn't be done but i've been deaf since i was 3, so i didn't listen. what did you think when you saw that commercial? >> i thought it was very touching. i didn't tlink there was any athlete that could play that would be exactly impaired like me and erin. seriously. >> i saw the battery commercial. i remember him saying he was bullied. and i was like, what? how is he a football player? he's so strong. but how does he let them bully them. >> riley herself was picked on in school and was told not to play sports. a warning she ignored. after the seahawks won last weekend, riley picked up a pencil. >> dear derrick coleman. i know how you feel. i also share your needs. just try your best. i have faith in you. >> their father tweet add picture of the letter. he hoped they would see it. >> i wanted him to know how much he was doing for deaf kids and little kids with disacts. it doesn't matter that you're deaf or have som
of his involvement in the scandal. scott? >> pelley: elaine quijano on the approaches of the george washington bridge for us tonight. elaine, thank you. after apologizing to people on television, governor christie went to fort lee to apologize to the mayor in person. back in the state capital today, one of the key figures in the scandal, the former port authority official you saw in elaine's report, was in the hot seat at a legislative hearing. michelle miller has that part of the story. >> i do. >> thank you, you may be seated. >> reporter: new jersey legislators wanted to ask david wildstein why he allegedly executed the order to close the traffic lanes without any warning. >> on the advice of my council i respectfully assert my right to remain silent under the united states and new jersey constitutions. >> reporter: but the $140,000 a year political appointee refused to answer questions for more than an hour. >> on the advice of counsel i assert my right to remain silent sir. >> reporter: among the mysteries is what's been redacted in pages of e-mails and text provided by wildste
in court charged with stealing millions of investors. mark strassmann is covering. and elaine quijano with bikers riding to the rescue of abused kids and their moms. >> each one of them, they were there for me and i needed them. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. scott off tonight, i'm maurice dubois. the northeast is about to get hit by a major winter storm-- two of them actually. a storm that dumped a foot of snow in the midwest is joining forces with a nor'easter moving up the coast. winter storm warnings and advisories are up tonight throughout the region. thousands of flights were canceled or delayed today. and these are live pictures from the storm zone where one-third of the u.s. population lives. we have a team of correspondents covering the story. we'll begin in boston with karen anderson of cbs station wbz. karen? >> reporter: maurice, we've already gotten four inches of snow and we're expecting another 10 to 14 inches overnight. now, the governor sent home state workers early today and the national guard wa
that it failed gus, it killed gus. >> pelley: and elaine quijano with two jersey girls who will be rooting for seattle in the super bowl. for a very special reason. >> just try your best. i have faith in you. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. this is our western edition. in much of the country tonight it's warmer inside the fringe than outside the front door. have a look. across the upper states the lows today were preceded by minus signs. the deep freeze reached deep in the heart of texas with lows in the low 30s. more than 241 million americans saw it below freezing today. in indiana, let's have a look at this for a moment. there was a pileup involving at least seven tractor-trailer rigs. one person was killed in this accident. this part of i-94, 60 miles from chicago, is going to be closed for a while. ferries crossing between new york and new jersey had to navigate through ice on the hudson. jamie yuccas of our cbs station wcco is in one of the coldest places-- minneapolis. jamie? >> reporter: scott, it reached six de
slow the progression of it in some patients. we asked elaine quijano to tell us more. >> good girl! >> reporter: ed caplicki first realized his memory was failing during a round of golf. what did you notice? >> i was playing with somebody and i couldn't remember his name, and i've played this guy for 15 years. >> reporter: his wife patricia said he'd already been forgetting his keys, wallet and cell phone. >> i just sensed that there was something wrong, but at the time, i thought we could fix it. >> reporter: after a battery of tests, doctors diagnosed the 69- year-old with alzheimer's in june of 2012. >> i couldn't believe it. i thought my memory might be a little bit bad, but not having the actual disease. >> reporter: what was your next step that have? >> after that, i decided i was going do as much as i could do get rid of this disease. >> reporter: the new study looked at whether vitamin "e" could benefit patients like caplicki who suffer from mild to moderate alzheimer's disease. it took patients who took vitamin "e" saw a delay of up to six months in the progression of alzh
treatment has been shown to alter the disease at that stage. elaine quijano has more. >> reporter: ed first realized his memory was failing during a round of golf. >> reporter: what did you notice? >> i was playing with somebody and i couldn't remember his name and i played with this guy for 15 years. >> reporter: his wife patricia said he had already been forgetting his keys, wallet, and cell phone. >> i just sensed that there was something wrong, but at the time i thought we could fix it. >> reporter: after a battery of tests, doctors diagnosed the 69-year-old with alzheimer's in june of 2012. the new study looked at weather vitamin e could benefit patients like him who suffer from mild to moderate alzheimer's. those who took it saw a delay up to six months in the progression of alzheimer's when it came to performing everyday tasks. this doctor co-authored the study. >> it was seen on the outcomes of functional abilities, activities of daily living so individuals who had mild disease had benefits in things like cooking, planning their day, traveling, those types of activities. >> reporter
are getting help from an unlikely organization. elaine quijano reports on some guardian angels on wheels. >> reporter: for years karen and her 9-year-old daughter whose identity we're protecting were abused by karen's husband. >> it's terrifying when you can't close your eyes when you photo sleep because you don't know what's going to happen. it's the unknown that you're afraid of. >> reporter: fearing for their lives karen found help from an unlikely group of people. >> look at them all. >> i know. >> here they come. >> reporter: these 15 men and women are part of a 3,000-member organization committed to protecting children around the world. >> how are you? >> good. >> reporter: they call themselves baca, bikers against child abuse. >> one thing we try to do as an organization is help that child feel empowered so they can enjoy their childhood and grow up as an adult, knowing that there's always going to be somebody there and not all adults are bad. >> reporter: happy dodson is president of the connecticut chapter, which is currently helping eight families across the state. >> hey, youn
knuckle politics practiced byes christy administration. elaine quijano reports. >> reporter: the day after democrat steven fulop was elected mayor of jersey city he received a text from chris christie's longtime adviser bill stepien. the main text from stepien read, congratulations on a tremendous job. he added let me know if we can help set up any meetings for you in trenton with the governor's staff." then about a month later, as state and local meetings were being scheduled, christie's then deputy chief of staff e-mailed fulop saying, "congratulations mayor elect. what an exciting time for you and the city. we're looking forward to working closely with you and your administration. by mid-july it seemed everything was a go. on july 12th, stepien wrote i know the governor is sending quite a contingent of his cabinet up to you on july 23rd but on july 18th, the same day when fulop decided he would not support the governor's re-election bid, five meetings were canceled. on august 18th, after weeks of unsuccessfully trying to reschedule, the mayor wrote to port authority executive and christ
to strong arm a mayor. elaine quijano is following this. >> reporter: dawn zimmer, the democratic mayor of hoboken, new jersey, says it was back in may of last year that she received an ultimatum from new jersey lieutenant governor kim guadagno a member of governor christie's inner circle. >> she pulled me aside and said we've got to move forward with the rockefeller project. this project is really important to the governor. and she said she had been with him on friday night and that this was a direct message from the governor. >> reporter: zimmer says the administration threatened to withhold superstorm sandy funds from her city if she did not comply with the development project backed by the rockefeller group, a new york-based real estate firm. today, lieutenant governor kim guadagno vehemently denied the accusation. >> any suggestion-- any suggestion-- that sandy funds were tied to the approval of any project in new jersey is completely false. >> reporter: governor christie is already under fire for allegations that a senior staff member and political ally shut down access lanes lead
own strange weather. elaine quijano and john blackstone are on thor a father fights to save one life from the horror of war in syria. and if you don't believe in miracles, think again after steve hartman takes us "on the road." >> i will remember this game for the rest of my life. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. this is our western edition. there is breaking news out of texas this evening. where a judge has ordered a hospital to remove life support from a brain dead woman. the hospital had refused because marlise munoz is pregnant. anna werner is at the courthouse in fort worth for us this evening. anna? >> reporter: scott, the state judge ruled the breathing st be turned off no later than monday afternoon. family attorney heather king said this shortly after the ruling. >> this is the decision we sought. there's nothing happy about today. this was a sad situation all the way around. we are relieved that eric munoz can now move forward with the process of burying his wife. >> reporter: marlise munoz was 14 weeks p
's clear the system failed. it's clear that it failed gus, it killed gus. >> pelley: and elaine quijano with two jersey girls who will beti roong for seattle in the >>per bowl.
. the bitter blast wreaks havoc in the east while the west sees its own strange weather. elaine quijano and john blackstone reason r on the story. a father fights to save one life from the horror of war in syria. and if you don't believe in miracles, think again after steve hartman takes us "on the road." >> i will remember this game for the rest of my life.
, and snow falling where it rarely does-- in the deep south. reports from manual bojorquez and elaine quijano. major garrett on the president turning up the heat on republicans tonight, announcing he'll bypass congress to raise the minimum wage for some workers. we'll talk to house budget chairman paul ryan. >> sound to me like he wants to go around the constitution. >> pelley: and anthony mason remembers remembers folk singer pete seger, his music and his
-mails in the case and elaine quijano has been looking through them. elaine, what do these e-mails show? >> reporter: scott, these e- mails show what happened in the days leading up to, during and after the now-infamous lane closures last september. they show port authority officials collected traffic day data during the closures. what's not clear is whether it was part of an actual study. the communications also show attempts to contain the fallout which included numerous inquiries from reporters. those attempts to manage that fallout were made not just by christie allies at the port authority but also the governor's spokesman. now, his response to one of the inquiries clearly showed disdain. at one point he referred to a reporter as an expletive mutt. his public response to the reporter, however, tried to distance the governor from the closures. >> pelley: what is the next development we're likely to see? >> scott, we spoke with a democratic new jersey assembly man, he's heading up the investigation on this. he plans to subpoena bridget kelly. she is christie's former deputy chief of staff who wro
by aides to governor chris christie as political payback. elaine quijano has this developing story. analysis from john dickerson. the mercury slowly starts to rise as a deadly arctic air mass moves out. dean reynolds on the high cost of record lows. in the only state where recreational pot is legal, manuel bojorquez reports supply can't keep up with sky-high demand. >> wow. >> reporter: and 50 years after president johnson declared war on poverty, don dahler visits the front lines with a recruit who says the battle is far from over. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley.
and fires an aide as the feds investigate traffic jams created by his office for political revenge. elaine quijano and michelle miller are on the breaking story. john dickerson on the damage to a leading republican. >> i am a very sad person today. >> pelley: david martin has an early look at a pentagon investigation on sexual harassment. what's the problem at the military academies? dr. jon lapook reports on why big food companies have cut calories in packaged foods. and why is a predator of the arctic flying to florida and kansas? jim axelrod on a mystery migration.
for political revenge. elaine quijano and michelle miller are on the breaking story. john dickerson on the damage to a leading republican. >> i am a very sad person today. >> pelley: david martin has an early look at a pentagon investigation on sexual harassment. what's the problem at the military academies? dr. jon lapook reports on why big food companies have cut calories in packaged foods. and why is a
legislature said today it will investigate that. now elaine quijano tells us just-released e-mails indicate christie's staff exacted revenge in other ways. >> reporter: the day after democrat steven fulop was elected mayor of jersey city, he received a text from governor chris christie's long time political advisor bill stepian. he wrote: time poli or . he wrote: about a month later, then as meetings were being scheduled bridget kelly e-mailed fulop saying: by mid-july it seemed everything was a go. on july 12, stepian wrote: but but on july 18, the same day mayor fulop decided he would not support the governor's reelection bid, five meetings were canceled within hours citing schedule conflicts. in the days that followed, two more meetings were canceled. on august 18, after weeks of unsuccessfully trying to reschedule, the mayor wrote to port authority executive and christie appointee bill baroni: bill i: baroni, stepian and kelly all baroni, stepian, and kelly all lost their jobs in the wake of the george washington bridge scandal after they were accused of engaging in political payback ag
: and elaine quijano with two jersey girls who will be rooting for seattle in the super bowl. for a very special reason. >> just try your best. i have faith in you. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley.
wreaks havoc in the east while the west sees its own strange weather. elaine quijano and john blackstone are on thor a father fights to save one life from the horror of war in syria. and if you don't believe in miracles, think again after steve hartman takes us "on the road." >> i will remember this game for the rest of my life. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley.
bojorquez and elaine quijano. major garrett on the president turning up the heat on republicans tonight, announcing he'll bypass congress to raise the minimum wage for some workers.we'l talk to house budget chairman paul ryan. >> sounds to me like he wants to go around the constitution. >> pelley: and anthony mason remembers folk singer pete seeger, his music and his message.
it under wraps. elaine quijano has more. >> reporter: the e-mails include communications when three access lanes in fort lee, new jersey were relewised to one. david wildstein was present at the first day of the closings and they show almost immediate fallout. that morning the general manager of the bridge e-mailed wildstein said just gout off the phone with the police who say they're not happy about the traffic pattern. another i'm relays concerns by fort lee's borough administrator who told the port official that there were two incidents that fort lee police didn't and ems had difficulty responding to a missing child later found and a cardiac arrest. later reports show closings and an attempt to contain the fallout. patrick foyi wrote a scathing memo. he ordered the lanes reopened calls the decision to close them abusive adding i believe this violates federal law. in vee response former port authority official and christie appointee told buoy i'm on my way to my office to discuss. there can be no discourse. governor christie has repeat lid denied any involveme
the passenger and their car get a lift home. elaine quijano is here to explain. >> there are only a handful of programs like this in the country. here in new york the initiative was launched shortly before christmas. more than 1800 people have taken advantage of it 500 on new year's eve alone. this manhattan car service received so many calls on no year's eve the dispatcher had trouble keeping up. >> i'm sorry, i don't have anybody at the moment no cars available. >> some needed two driver one to take them home and another to drive their car because they were too drunk to do it themselves. fortunately for them there's operation red nose. >> see what the gps looks like. >> the brain child of fernando mateo of the new york federation of taxi drivers. >> the biggest fear that people have -- and this is quote from them -- is leaving their car behind because they don't know if they're going to find it the next day. that is why they get into that car and drive away. >> last year there were 8,633 alcohol-related crashes in new york state resulting in 358 deaths and over
to the biggest world collector. elaine quijano has more. good morning to you. >> good morning. story corps works to share the lives of regular people. the concept, bring two people together to speak, to record them. the simple idea has documented more than 50,000 stories of american life and stored them for generations to come. >> this is my heart right here i tell you. i have always had a problem trying to discuss personal things. >> dane holmes brought his father jonas to the store corps booth in no, to leave a story for the family. deane dann dane is on the board of directors. >> he's like, ooh, you touched on something let me redirect it. whatever it is he'll find a way out of it. i knew if i put him in this room, you know there's something about knowing the seriousness of it the ceremony of the place. >> reporter: for 40 minutes they sat alongside a facilitator and began their recording. no cameras allowed. they spoke in ways they never had. >> you decided to mary a white woman in 1966 or '67. what were you thinking? >> well, i guess i've been one that never look
out if any federal laws were broken. elaine quijano is live. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and nora and to the viewers out west. a democrat who did not endorse chris christie's election campaign. it is the biggest test yet of christie's political career. >> mayor mark sokolich had asked chris christie to stay out of ft. lee, but the governor came anyway to personally deliver his apology. >> we're appreciative of the fact that he's taken, we believe, to be a big step in regaining the trust of our community and quite frankly, this region. >> reporter: earlier in the day during a nearly two-hour long marathon press conference the normally brash christie appeared humbled and full of remorse. >> i apologize to the people of ft. lee. it's incredibly disappointing to have people let you down this way. i'm a sad guy standing here today. >> reporter: christie said he was blind sided by messages that showed key members of his team conspireing to shut down three local access lanes to the george wasington bridge. >> that was the first time i knew about this. it was
. accused of using federal money for tv ads last year. elaine quijano is in new jersey. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah and charlie, and to our viewers in the west. marketing campaign getting a closer look by federal auditors was meant to boost tourism after superstorm sandy in new jersey. now, whether governor christie misused federal funds in order to boost his own re-election campaign. >> we're stronger than the storm. >> reporter: the can commercials featured governor christie and his family and aired while he was running for re-election last year. congressman frank pallone said it was won by a firm that promised to include the governor even though its bid was more expensive. >> i don't think there's a question that this was an effort to promote him. but the problem is it was at the expense of money from taxpayers that could have been used for other sandy purposes. >> reporter: mww, the agency responsible for the ads, told cbs new ss that its proposal was nearly $1.5 million cheaper than the competition, adding the decision to include the go
bridge scandal. elaine quijano is in new york city with what we'll hear from christie later today. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and clarissa and our viewers in the west. christie was joined by his lieutenant governor, latest member of his inner circle to be embroiled in a political controversy. in his inaugural address later today, governor christie will call for unity, saying we have to be willing to play outside the red and blue boxes the media pundits put us in. it comes after hoboken mayor dawn zimmer complained about feeling pressure to support a real estate project in return for receiving sandy aid dollars. >> this letter definitely makes it very clear that i was the one, you know, on april 21st, sent them a letter and very clearly said, you can't connect the two and it's not fair. >> reporter: but lieutenant governor kim guadagno made the administration's position very clear. >> after she said to me you have to move ahead with the ro rockefeller project, i said does any other town being asked to do development in exchange for help for the flooding? >> reporter: earlie
benedict xvi stepped finish th work that began last year. elaine quijano is showing us how they plan to give the world a new look. good morning. >> good morning to you, norah. if today's spacewalk is successful, the company behind the venture plans to stream high definition video of the earth for everyone to see. >> are you getting the picture, sergey? >> on december 27th, two russian cosmonauts have spent hours in outer space. their mission was to attach two cameras to the russian international space station station but after putting them in place, they failed to see a signal bringing the mission to the end. >> you should be the first one to go back. >> a month later the canadian company behind the venture says it's confident their cameras are ready. >> it will be a six- or seven-hour spacewalk. scott larson is the ceo of urthcast. he spent two hours with them. >> we giving the russians the cameras. they provide the launch. we split the data. they take the data of russia. we take a the data of the rest of the world. >> once installed they should extreme high-definition images of the
"cbs this morning saturday," elaine quijano, new york. >> jackie kucinich is from the "washington post." she joins us now from our washington bureau. jackie, good morning. >> good morning. >> before this all extorted or at least the big brouhaha christie was sitting on top of about 500 polls for presidential contenders for 2016. how much of an impact do you think this is potentially having jackie? >> we haven't seen it in the polls yet. it seems like people who like christie or don't like christie are sort of taking a wait-and-see attitude toward this scandal, but there's still a lot we don't know on the bridge front and maybe the hurricane sandy funding. there are a lot of questions unanswered and things people are looking into. if christie is telling the truth, i think he's going to be fine. if he's not, if his story turns out not to be true it's a big problem. >> he's undoubtedly a polarizing character in that half think he's a bully and the other half think he's a leader who can get things done. how can we possibly know what impact this can have on his national dream
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